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U.S. Increases Its Share of Worldwide Arms Market

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Despite a recession that knocked down global arms sales last year, the United States expanded its role as the world’s leading weapons supplier, increasing its share to more than two-thirds of all foreign armaments deals, according to a new Congressional study.

The United States signed weapons agreements valued at $37.8 billion in 2008, or 68.4 percent of all business in the global arms bazaar.


TVNL Comment:  The military industrial complex thrives on war.  Deal with it.


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